Afkar Ali Ahmed

Some bakeries hike prices

DUBAI — Some bakeries in UAE have raised the price of bread, cakes, biscuits, cookies and other snacks by 50 fils to one dirham per kilogram.

3,000 women to converge in city for cultural forum

DUBAI — More than three thousand women from various parts of the world are due to take part in the International Women’s Cultural Forum to be held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) from November 28 to 29.

Traffic campaign in Ajman in bid to reduce accidents

AJMAN — A weeklong safety awareness campaign organised by the Ajman Traffic and Licensing Department got under way on Friday. The campaign is aimed at preventing people from gathering at accident sites and curbing the practice of motorists leaving their vehicles in the middle of the road after an accident.

Now Ajman civic body a click away

AJMAN — Ajman Municipality’s web site, which offers information and sources of data on the emirate as well as the municipality’s services was launched on Wednesday by Ali Al Hamrani, Director-General of the municipality.

Tenants unite in protest over water shortage

AJMAN — Tenants of the Salih Omer bin Hyder building in Ajman, who have been suffering from a prolonged disruption of water supply, protested on Sunday before the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) premises in Ajman.

DWA marks 30 years of helping women play a key role

DUBAI — Established in 1974, the Dubai Women's Association (DWA) is celebrating its 30th anniversary at various branches in Dubai, Al Khawaneej, Liselie and Hatta. During the last 30 years the DWA, chaired by Shaikha Amina bint Humaid Al Tyer, has made significant strides in the fields of women development, children and social services.

Motorists involved in accidents told to move their vehicles

AJMAN — Old habits die hard and this seems to be the case with motorists in Ajman who continue to leave their vehicles right in the middle of the road when they meet with an accident, ignoring the safety rule that had been issued earlier in this regard by the Ajman Traffic and Licensing Department.

Shift hits workshop owners

AJMAN - Workshop owners who were ordered by the Ajman Municipality to relocate from the old industrial area to the new industrial zone here have complained that they would lose out on their customers.

Mother, son reunited but no home to stay

AJMAN - An old woman suffering from an early stage of dementia and currently sheltered at the Ajman Elderly Welfare Home (AEWH) was reunited yesterday with her son who was released from Sharjah Central Jail on Sunday.